Michael Doran


Michael is co head of our Real Estate team, regularly advising institutions, investors, asset managers and corporates on their real estate needs.

Michael has experience in advising of all aspects of commercial and institutional residential property (including portfolio sales and purchases) and all aspects of land development. He advises commercial landlords and tenants on acquisition and disposal of property interests and provides on-going asset management advice to landlords, tenants and asset managers.

He also has extensive experience in advising owners, lenders, equity investors and asset managers in all aspects of financing, secured lending and property investment. Michael has experience in advising both domestic and international clients. 


  • Real Estate
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Real Estate Development
  • Transactional Property Law
  • Investment
  • Asset Management

Representative Matters

  • Acted for institutional purchaser in the separate acquisitions of 1 Harbourmaster Place, IFSC, Dublin 1 (let to KPMG), Childers Road Retail Park, Limerick (now called Limerick One), Unit 1 Aerodrome Business Park and 80 and 100/101 Grafton Street, Dublin 2 (let to Molton Brown and AIB).  
  • Acted for Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) in the sale of c. 92 acres of agricultural land to Hibernia REIT and related overage deed.
  • Acted in the PRS acquisition of 53 apartments at Shelbourne Plaza, Ringsend, Dublin 4.


Chambers and Partners, 2018

Clients appreciate that he is "fully up to speed" with ongoing matters and praise his "attention to detail and precision." 

Chambers and Partners, 2017

“A pleasure to deal with and is highly responsive."

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Areas of Expertise

Real Estate Law Retail Group Investment Group Commercial Real Estate Finance

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Ireland


Trinity College Dublin, LL.B